Bangladesh on Wednesday confirmed 32 more deaths from the novel coronavirus.
The country's death toll from the virus now stands at 6,906, said a press release issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
In the last 24 hours till Wednesday 8am, 2,202 people tested positive for Covid-19 and the number of novel coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 481,945.
The latest day's infection rate was 12.89% of the total tests, though the overall rate in the country to date was 16.65%. The death rate stands at 1.43%.
Also, 2,571 patients were declared free of Covid-19 during the same period, raising the total number of recoveries to 401,194 with an 83.24% recovery rate.
Among the latest day's victims, 25 were men and seven were women. All of them died in different hospitals across the country.
Moreover, 23 of them hailed from Dhaka, six from Chattogram, and one each from Barishal, Sylhet, and Rangpur divisions.
Meanwhile, 17,084 samples were tested in 137 labs across the country in the past 24 hours. A total of 28,94,622 samples have been tested in the country so far.
The country's maiden cases were reported on March 8 this year and the first death from the virus was reported on March 18.